Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Reinforcement Learning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Reinforcement Learning over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Reinforcement Learning
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 881 1040 1144
Rank change year-on-year +159 +104 +115
Permanent jobs citing Reinforcement Learning 202 119 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.073% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.080% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 195 111 26
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £58,125
90th Percentile £132,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00% +11.11%

Reinforcement Learning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 128,865 148,930 153,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.69% 91.83% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 102,671 120,665 127,837
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Reinforcement Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Reinforcement Learning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Reinforcement Learning in England

Reinforcement Learning
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Reinforcement Learning in England.

Salary trend for Reinforcement Learning in England

Reinforcement Learning
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Reinforcement Learning in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Reinforcement Learning in England

Reinforcement Learning
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reinforcement Learning within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +111 106 £82,500 +32.00% 6
East of England +25 55 £57,500 -23.33% 5
South East +62 37 £52,500 -17.65% 3
South West -4 4 - - 1
Reinforcement Learning
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing Reinforcement Learning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Reinforcement Learning.

1 199 (98.51%) Machine Learning
2 197 (97.52%) Python
3 187 (92.57%) Deep Learning
4 178 (88.12%) Artificial Intelligence
5 159 (78.71%) Natural Language Processing
6 147 (72.77%) Bayesian Methods
7 137 (67.82%) PhD
8 125 (61.88%) Probabilistic Modelling
9 111 (54.95%) C++
10 110 (54.46%) Algorithms
11 104 (51.49%) Java
12 100 (49.50%) TensorFlow
13 95 (47.03%) Neural Network
13 95 (47.03%) Software Engineering
14 83 (41.09%) MPhil
15 82 (40.59%) C
16 79 (39.11%) C#
17 75 (37.13%) Multithreading
18 74 (36.63%) Biology
18 74 (36.63%) Computational Linguistics
18 74 (36.63%) Computational Biology
18 74 (36.63%) Distributed Algorithms
19 73 (36.14%) Markov Model
20 67 (33.17%) Statistics
21 65 (32.18%) Mathematics
22 60 (29.70%) Signal Processing
23 53 (26.24%) Computer Vision
24 44 (21.78%) Finance
25 42 (20.79%) Computer Science
25 42 (20.79%) Quantitative Research

Reinforcement Learning
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.47%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (5.45%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.50%) SPSS
2 1 (0.50%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.46%) Amazon Alexa
1 9 (4.46%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
1 9 (4.46%) Siri
2 8 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.48%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.99%) CloudFront
4 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.99%) Serverless
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.50%) GitHub
5 1 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.96%) Big Data
1 8 (3.96%) Hadoop
2 6 (2.97%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.98%) HBase
3 4 (1.98%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.98%) Neo4j
4 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (9.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 44 (21.78%) Finance
2 34 (16.83%) Publishing
3 20 (9.90%) Games
4 9 (4.46%) Law
4 9 (4.46%) Legal
5 4 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Electronics
6 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (29.21%) Machine Learning Researcher
2 58 (28.71%) Software Engineer
3 54 (26.73%) Developer
4 47 (23.27%) Python Engineer
5 42 (20.79%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 41 (20.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 41 (20.30%) Software Developer
7 21 (10.40%) Research Scientist
8 19 (9.41%) Quantitative Researcher
9 18 (8.91%) C++ Developer
10 16 (7.92%) C++ Software Developer
10 16 (7.92%) C++ Software Engineer
10 16 (7.92%) Python Developer
11 15 (7.43%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 15 (7.43%) Research Engineer
12 13 (6.44%) Python Software Engineer
13 11 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
14 10 (4.95%) Computer Engineer
14 10 (4.95%) Computer Vision Engineer
15 8 (3.96%) Mathematical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (78.71%) Natural Language Processing
2 100 (49.50%) TensorFlow
3 8 (3.96%) AngularJS
3 8 (3.96%) MEAN Stack
4 7 (3.47%) JSON
4 7 (3.47%) RESTful
5 6 (2.97%) CSS
5 6 (2.97%) HTML
5 6 (2.97%) scikit-learn
6 5 (2.48%) Keras
6 5 (2.48%) Torch
6 5 (2.48%) XML
7 4 (1.98%) Node.js
7 4 (1.98%) OpenCV
7 4 (1.98%) React
7 4 (1.98%) Spring
7 4 (1.98%) Spring Boot
7 4 (1.98%) Velocity
7 4 (1.98%) Vue.js
8 3 (1.49%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 110 (54.46%) Algorithms
2 25 (12.38%) Robotics
3 24 (11.88%) Hedge funds
4 16 (7.92%) Smart City
5 7 (3.47%) Blog
6 6 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.97%) Grid Computing
7 4 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.98%) NHS
8 2 (0.99%) Clustering
8 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.50%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) CUDA
9 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.83%) Linux
2 3 (1.49%) Robot Operating System
2 3 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (98.51%) Machine Learning
2 187 (92.57%) Deep Learning
3 178 (88.12%) Artificial Intelligence
4 147 (72.77%) Bayesian Methods
5 125 (61.88%) Probabilistic Modelling
6 95 (47.03%) Neural Network
6 95 (47.03%) Software Engineering
7 75 (37.13%) Multithreading
8 74 (36.63%) Biology
8 74 (36.63%) Computational Biology
8 74 (36.63%) Computational Linguistics
8 74 (36.63%) Distributed Algorithms
9 73 (36.14%) Markov Model
10 67 (33.17%) Statistics
11 65 (32.18%) Mathematics
12 60 (29.70%) Signal Processing
13 53 (26.24%) Computer Vision
14 42 (20.79%) Computer Science
14 42 (20.79%) Quantitative Research
15 41 (20.30%) Statistical Computing
Programming Languages
1 197 (97.52%) Python
2 111 (54.95%) C++
3 104 (51.49%) Java
4 82 (40.59%) C
5 79 (39.11%) C#
6 18 (8.91%) Julia
7 13 (6.44%) Cython
8 12 (5.94%) JavaScript
9 9 (4.46%) SQL
10 7 (3.47%) Scala
10 7 (3.47%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.98%) ES6
11 4 (1.98%) Lua
11 4 (1.98%) R
12 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.50%) F#
13 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 137 (67.82%) PhD
2 83 (41.09%) MPhil
3 11 (5.45%) Degree
4 7 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.99%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.99%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.95%) Docker
2 2 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (6.93%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.97%) Ansible
2 6 (2.97%) Docker Swarm
2 6 (2.97%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (4.95%) Google
2 6 (2.97%) Splunk
3 5 (2.48%) Apple
4 1 (0.50%) Tableau